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Edwin O'Connor • 26 Items / 8 Books, 18 Articles
The Last Hurrah (1956)
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Published Reviews
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    SR's Book of the Week (Review)
    The Last Hurrah, by Edwin O'Connor
    1. The Last Hurrah by Edwin O'Connor
    The Saturday Review, February 4, 1956, p. 12
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    Future Relics (Review)
    The Last Hurrah, by Edwin O'Connor
    1. The Last Hurrah by Edwin O'Connor
    Commonweal, March 9, 1956, p. 601
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    ---And He Always Was Good to the Poor (Review)
    The Last Hurrah, by Edwin O'Connor
    1. The Last Hurrah by Edwin O'Connor
    The Reporter, February 23, 1956, pp. 47-50
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    Robin Hood in Boston (Review)
    The Last Hurrah, by Edwin O'Connor
    1. The Last Hurrah by Edwin O'Connor
    The New Republic, March 12, 1956, p. 28
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    Hurrah for What? (Review)
    The Last Hurrah, by Edwin O'Connor
    1. The Last Hurrah by Edwin O'Connor
    The Nation, February 25, 1956, p. 162
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    Reconsiderations: The Other O'Connor (3 Reviews)
    The Last Hurrah, by Edwin O'Connor
    1. The Last Hurrah by Edwin O'Connor
    2. The Edge of Sadness by Edwin O'Connor
    3. All in the Family by Edwin O'Connor
    National Review, June 22, 2009, pp. 48-49
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    The New Transigence (4 Reviews)
    The Last Hurrah, by Edwin O'Connor
    1. The Last Hurrah by Edwin O'Connor
    2. The Public Arts by Gilbert Seldes
    3. Pleasures of Music by Jacques Barzun
    4. The American Woman by Eric John Dingwall
    Encounter, October 1956, pp. 78-79
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    Atlantic Bookshelf (6 Reviews)
    Reader's Choice
    1. The Secret of the Hittites by C.W. Ceram
    2. The Last Hurrah by Edwin O'Connor
    3. The Quest for Corvo by A.J.A. Symons
    4. The Honorable Picnic by Thomas Raucat
    5. The Trail of the Dinosaur, and Other Essays by Arthur Koestler
    6. Henry Adams: A Biography by Elizabeth Stevenson
    The Atlantic Monthly, February 1956, pp. 78-84
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    The New Books (8 Reviews)
    Politicians, Soldiers, and Hittites
    1. The Last Hurrah by Edwin O'Connor
    2. Island in the Sun by Alec Waugh
    3. A Secret Understanding by Merle Miller
    4. Boon Island by Kenneth Lewis Roberts
    5. Keep the Aspidistra Flying by George Orwell
    6. The Dreyfus Case: A Reassessment by Guy Chapman
    7. Bugles and a Tiger by John Masters
    8. The Case for Modern Man by Charles Frankel
    The Harpers Monthly, February 1956, pp. 86-97
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    Some Footnotes on the Fiction of '56 (8 Reviews)
    The Last Hurrah, by Edwin O'Connor
    1. The Last Hurrah by Edwin O'Connor
    2. Bang the Drum Slowly by Mark Harris
    3. The Man Who Was Not With It by Herbert Gold
    4. The Floating Opera by John Barth
    5. The Presence of Grace by J.F. Powers
    6. Giovanni's Room by James Baldwin
    7. The Field of Vision by Wright Morris
    8. Seize the Day by Saul Bellow
    The Reporter, December 13, 1956, pp. 44-46